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Q1. Location of industries is influenced by:
A. Raw materials
B. Power
C. Labour & Transport
D. All of these
Ans: D

Q2. TISCO is located in which state?
A. Odisha
B. Jharkhand
C. Chhattisgarh
D. West Bengal
Ans: B

Q3. The first factory of IISCO came up at :
A. Kulti
B. Hirapur
C. Burnpur
D. Singhbhum
Ans: B
IISCO is located in W. Bengal

Q4. Which integrated steel plant was initially known as ‘Mysore Iron & Steel
D. Rourkela
Ans. B
It is located in Karnataka

Q5.During which five year plan the three new integrated steel plants
setup with foreign collaborations ?
A. 1 FYP
B. 2 FYP
C. 5 FYP
D. 8 FYP
Ans. B

Q6. In which year SAIL was formed to control & manage plants?
A. 1976
B. 1973
C. 1987
D. 1957
Ans. B

Q7. Which of the following integrated steel plant was setup with
collaboration of Germany?
A. Bhilai Steel plant
B. Rourkela Steel Plant
D. Durgapur Steel Plant
Ans. B
It was setup in 1959
Bhilai- Chhattisgarh- Russian Collaboration = 1959
Durgapur-West Bengal- UK’s Collaboration = 1962
Bokaro-Jharkhand- Russian Collaboration = 1964

Q8. Name the first port based plant of India?
A. Vizag Steel Plant
B. Vijayanagar Steel Plant
C. Salem Steel Plant
D. Bhilai Steel Plant
Ans. A

Q9. The steel plant which was developed using indigenous technology is:
A. Vizag Steel plant
C. Rourkela
D. Vijayanagar Steel Plant
Ans. D

Q10. First Modern Cotton Mill was established in which year?
Ans. B

Q11. The leading cotton producing state in India is:
A. Gujarat
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu
Ans. A
*Tamil Nadu has highest number of cotton mills in India

Q12. First modern sugar mill was setup in which of the following state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Bihar
C. Maharashtra
D. Gujarat
Ans. B
It was setup in the year 1903
Leading producer : Maharashtra

Q13. Which of the following organisations is/are working in
petrochemical sector
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q14. The fastest growing industry in Indian economy is:
A. Sugar Industry
B. Iron & steel industry
C. Software industry
D. Chemicals Industry
Ans. C

Q15. The three main dimensions of LPG policy are:
A. Liberalisation
B. Privatisation
C. Globalisation
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q16. Development of which of the following industrial region was
started with the location of cotton textile industry?
A. Hugli industrial region
B. Bengaluru-Chennai industrial region
C. Mumbai-Pune Industrial region
D. Chhottanagpur industrial region
Ans: C

Q17. Cheap labour is the cause of development of which of the
following industrial regions?
A. Hugli Industrial region
B. Vishakhapatnam industrial region
C. Gujrat industrial region
D. Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram industrial region
Ans: A
*Chittaranjan(Factory of diesel engine)

Q18. Development of Bengaluru-Chennai industrial region is dependent on :
A. Raw materials
B. Pykara Hydroelectric Plant
C. Salem steel plant
D. None of the above
Ans: B
It was built in 1932

Q19. Kandla port is a reason for rapid growth of which of the following
industrial region ?
A. Gujrat industrial region
B. Vishakhapatnam-Guntur region
C. Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram region
D. Mumbai-Pune region
Ans: A

Q20. The largest petroleum refinery in India is :
A. Barauni
B. Digboi
C. Jamnagar
D. Mathura
Ans: C

Q21. The first Jute Mill was setup in 1855 at
A. Rishra
B. Barrackpore
C. Kolkata
D. Mumbai
Ans: A
Rishra is in West Bengal

Q22. Six integrated plants contributed in the development of which of
these industrial region?
A. Vishakhapatnam region
B. Hugli region
C. Mumbai-Pune region
D. Chhottanagpur region
Ans: D

Q23. The industrial region known for ship building is
A. Vishakhapatnam –Guntur region
B. Gujrat industrial region
C. Mumbai-Pune region
D. Hugli region
Ans: A

*Developed due to Vishakhapatnam & Machilipatnam ports

Q24. Industries are light & market oriented in which of the following
industrial region?
A. Mumbai-Pune industrial region
B. Gurugram-Delhi-Meerut region
C. Mumbai-Pune region
D. Hugli region
Ans: B

Q25. Plantation agriculture , hydropower provide industrial base to
which of these region?
A. Hugli region
B. Delhi-Meerut region
C. Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram region
D. Chhottanagpur region
Ans: C

Q26. Which is not a factor of industrial location?
A. Market
B. Population Density
C. Capital
D. Power
Ans: B

Q27. The earliest Iron and Steel Company to be established in India
C. Visvesvaraiya Iron and Steel Works
D. Mysore Iron and Steel Works.
Ans: B

Q28.The first modern cotton mill was established in Mumbai because:
A. Mumbai is a port
B. It is located near cotton growing area
C. Mumbai was the financial centre
D. All of the above.
Ans: D

Q29. The nucleus of the Hugli Industrial Region is:
A. Kolkata-Haora
B. Kolkata-Medinipur
C. Kolkata-Rishra
D. Kolkata-Konnagar
Ans: A

Q30. Which one of the following is the second largest producer of
A. Maharashtra
B. Punjab
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu
Ans: C

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